1. Agumbe is one of the most popular treks in South India especially in August. The mountains and valleys are filled with numerous waterfalls which are a prime attraction; there are also ruins of temples dating back to the Hoysala Empire which is worth a visit. If the scenes in Agumbe seem much too familiar to you; it’s because it served as a setting to the famous TV adaption of the book Malgudi Days.
2. Athirapally- Athirapally also happens to be one of the best tourist places to visit in August in India. Located in the Chalakudy Taluk of Thrissur district, it is one of the best places to explore during monsoon in Kerala.
3. Munnar- Munnar is an ideal escape for some quiet time in the midst of the mountains. Usually it is not tourist season in August, so you can enjoy a vacation without any rush and countless off-season benefits.
4. Udaipur- A city with palatial architecture and located in the heart of Rajasthan, Udaipur is one city which is royal by nature, and comprises of an elegant soul. Considered to be one of the most romantic places to visit in August in India, the sunset boat cruise on Lake Pichola, is one of the most exhilarating things to do in Udaipur.
5. Malwan- Malwan is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Maharastra, India. It is the ideal destination for nature lovers and it is best known for its historical monument, the Sindhudurg fort, which is beautiful and vast.
6. Khandala-The monsoon starts from June – August, Khandala receives rainfall intently and makes the place look more beautiful. Even the waterfalls look abundant at this time.
7. Cherrapunji- The ferocity of the rains gives life to the numerous waterfalls, and the lushly covered landscape and hills. Trek through the living root tree bridges. Taste the unique orange flower honey and the Meghalaya tea. Experience the best of rains in the ultimate monsoon month of August.
8. Valley of flowers-Valley of Flowers is an Indian national park, located in West Himalaya, in the state of Uttarakhand and is known for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and the variety of flora. Covered in snow for most part of the year, after rains, the valley gets covered in mountain flowers of every possible shade. One can visit here only after a moderate trek of 3-4 days. Start the trek from Govind ghat and after a scenic trek of 12-13 km reach the picturesque valley. Go trekking on this scenic trail this August.
9. Ooty- Ooty, also known as Udhagamandalam, it is surrounded by trees, central Ooty Lake is a huge artificial expanse of water with pleasure boats. On the slopes of nearby Elk Hill, the Rose Garden is home to over 2,000 varieties of roses. The Government Botanical Garden created in the 19th century, features ferns, orchids and a prehistoric, fossilized tree. It’s a must place..
10. Darjeeling- Darjeeling is one of the best hill stations in India. Located in the heart of West Bengal, Darjeeling is a famous honeymoon destination in India as well. Also, the new forest trail in Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary serves is a great place for the nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts to explore.